Agricultural chemicals of the future

invited papers presented at a symposium held May 16-19, 1983, at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC), Beltsville, Maryland
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StatementJames L. Hilton, editor ; organized by the BARC Symposium VIII Committee ; sponsored by the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Northeastern Region, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture.
SeriesBeltsville symposia in agricultural research ;, 8
ContributionsHilton, James L., BARC Symposium VIII Committee., Beltsville Agricultural Research Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS583.2 .A374 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 464 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2847778M
ISBN 100865981388
LC Control Number84009936

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